Clifford Robinson, former NBA All-Star and Sixth Man of the Yr, dies at 53
Clifford Robinson, a former NBA All-Star and the 1993 Sixth Man of the Yr Award winner, has died. He was 53.
The reason for Robinson’s demise wasn’t instantly identified. He had suffered a stroke in March 2017 and had a tumor faraway from his jaw in March 2018.
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Tributes started to pour in for Robinson, who additionally was a two-time All-Defensive Workforce member.
Robinson performed 18 seasons within the NBA. He performed for the Portland Path Blazers, Phoenix Suns, Detroit Pistons, Golden State Warriors and New Jersey Nets between 1989 and 2007.
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He averaged 14.2 factors and 4.6 rebounds per sport all through his profession.
He was additionally part of the group Dennis Rodman assembled in 2014 to play in North Korea as a part of the previous defensive star’s “basketball diplomacy” to open up the door to relations between the Hermit Kingdom and the U.S. He joined different former gamers like Vin Baker, Craig Hodges and Doug Christie.
After basketball, Robinson was a hashish entrepreneur and advocated for the usage of marijuana to take care of ache administration.
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Robinson is survived by his spouse Heather Lufkins and his son Isaiah Robinson.